Rural Retirement Migration: Past, Present and Future

  • David L. Brown
  • Nina Glasgow
  • Laszlo J. Kulcsar
  • Benjamin C. Bolender
  • Marie-Joy Arguillas
Part of the The Springer Series On Demographic Methods and Population Analysis book series (PSDE, volume 21)

Keywords

Migration Europe Transportation Income Haas 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • David L. Brown
    • 1
  • Nina Glasgow
    • 1
  • Laszlo J. Kulcsar
  • Benjamin C. Bolender
  • Marie-Joy Arguillas
  1. 1.Department of Development SociologyCornell UniversityIthacaUSA

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